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Venita Olson

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Address: Tate 305
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 203-505-3716
E-mail: olsonvl@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download


Ms. Olson is a financial professional with over 30 years of experience in institutional investment management and investment consulting.  She has worked in the New York City offices of J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Bear, Stearns and AllianceBernstein.  Ms. Olson has demonstrated success at senior levels in consulting, client relationship, marketing and research roles.  Her range of expertise includes business development, relationship management, asset allocation, portfolio strategy, asset/liability management and product development.  She has extensive presentation experience at Board and Investment Committee levels and was a frequent speaker at investment industry conferences.  Since her retirement from the investment industry, she has remained active in the field of finance through volunteer and teaching positions.  Ms. Olson is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and participates in the CFA Institute’s voluntary continuing education program for holders of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.